This episode profiles Majungasaurus, the top predator on the Island of Madagascar seventy million years ago. Based on bite marks on the skeleton of one animal paleontologists believe one Majungasaurus killed and cannibalized the other. The scientists offer explanations why. Written by
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The male Majungasaurus is shown to have flashy red ornamentations on its forehead and under its jaws, similar to the wattles of some modern bird species. See more
The show constantly refers to Majungasaurus as "Majungatholus", a name which has been declared a "nomen oblitum" (obsolete, unused name) by the time it was made. See more